Expressionism
(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1905-1940

This movement contains other movements: Der Blaue Reiter, Cubism, Die Brücke, Bauhaus, Dada, Fauvism, Futurism

European art movement which consisted on many small and short-living groups. Each one painted with unconventional colours and distorted perspectives in order to "express" personal emotions.

People associated with this movement
Ilmari AaltoFinnish, 1891-19348 artworks
Alexandr ArchipenkoUkrainian, 1887-196413 artworks
Alice BaillySwiss, 1872-1938122 artworks
Giacomo BallaItalian, 1871-195859 artworks
Max BeckmannGerman, 1884-1950476 artworks
Albert BlochGerman, 1882-19619 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191632 artworks
Georges BraqueFrench, 1882-1963367 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196793 artworks
Charles CamoinFrench, 1879-1965165 artworks
Heinrich CampendonkGerman, 1889-195726 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarràItalian, 1881-196628 artworks
Marc ChagallFrench, 1887-1985256 artworks
Lovis CorinthGerman, 1858-1925293 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Robert DelaunayFrench, 1885-1941110 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
André DerainFrench, 1880-1954316 artworks
Otto DixGerman, 1891-1969281 artworks
Raoul DufyFrench, 1877-1953954 artworks
Henri-Jacques EvenepoelBelgian, 1872-18998 artworks
Lyonel FeiningerAmerican, 1871-1956236 artworks
Roger de la FresnayeFrench, 1885-192581 artworks
Achille Emile-Othon FrieszFrench, 1879-1949298 artworks
Albert GleizesFrench, 1881-195387 artworks
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962126 artworks
Juan GrisSpanish, 1887-1927493 artworks
Erich HeckelGerman, 1883-197085 artworks
Alexei JawlenskyRussian, 1864-1941683 artworks
Wassily KandinskyRussian, 1866-1944340 artworks
Ernst Ludwig KirchnerGerman, 1880-1938265 artworks
Paul KleeSwiss, 1879-1940244 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196452 artworks
Maggie LaubserSouth African, 1886-19730 artworks
Marie LaurencinFrench, 1883-1956295 artworks
Henri LaurensFrench, 1885-19549 artworks
Henri Le FauconnierFrench, 1881-19465 artworks
Fernand LégerFrench, 1881-1955496 artworks
Wyndham Lewis1882-195753 artworks
André LhoteFrench, 1885-1962331 artworks
Jacques LipchitzLithuanian, 1891-19736 artworks
August MackeGerman, 1887-1914108 artworks
Henri ManguinFrench, 1874-1949166 artworks
Franz MarcGerman, 1880-1916343 artworks
Louis MarcoussisPolish, 1883-194182 artworks
Albert MarquetFrench, 1875-1947457 artworks
Henri MatisseFrench, 1869-1954774 artworks
Jean MetzingerFrench, 1883-1956154 artworks
Paula Modersohn-BeckerGerman, 1876-1907147 artworks
Amedeo ModiglianiItalian, 1884-1920313 artworks
Otto MüellerGerman, 1874-193030 artworks
Edvard MunchNorwegian, 1863-19441672 artworks
Gabrielle MünterGerman, 1878-1955130 artworks
Emil NoldeGerman, 1867-19561102 artworks
Hermann Max PechsteinGerman, 1881-1955194 artworks
Constant PermekeBelgian, 1886-19528 artworks
Pablo PicassoSpanish, 1881-1973543 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192475 artworks
Jean PuyFrench, 1876-196020 artworks
Alfred RethHungarian, 1884-196618 artworks
Georges RouaultFrench, 1871-1958404 artworks
Henri RousseauFrench, 1855-1910119 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Egon SchieleAustrian, 1890-1918354 artworks
Karl Schmidt-RottluffGerman, 1884-197666 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196648 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-196114 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Chaim SoutineBelarusan, 1894-1943532 artworks
Howard TangyeAustralian36 artworks
Maurice de VlaminckFrench, 1876-1958887 artworks
Johann Heinrich VogelerGerman, 1872-194246 artworks
Edward Wadsworth1889-194954 artworks
Max WeberPolish, 1881-196156 artworks
Albert WeisgerberGerman, 1878-19153 artworks
Marianne von WerefkinRussian, 1860-1938109 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

The Port of Algiers
Albert Marquet

Femme Assise
Pablo Picasso

Path in the Forest
Erich Heckel

A Street in Sweden
André Lhote

Goats
Marc Chagall

Still Life with Fork
Louis Marcoussis

Liebespaar
Otto Müeller

The Seine at the Pecq Bridge
Maurice de Vlaminck

The Black Cat
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Monterosso al Mare
Hermann Max Pechstein

Standing Female Nude
Paula Modersohn-Becker

The Dancer
Marie Laurencin

Two Heads
Fernand Léger

Variation: Autumn Glow
Alexei Jawlensky

Meditation
Alexei Jawlensky

The Wild Man
Paul Klee

Dance
Edvard Munch
Important dates
Founding date:  1905
Why 1905?: Creation of Die Brücke and Fauvism in Germany and France.

End date:  1940
Why 1940?: The Nazis condemned Expressionism as "degenerate art" and forbade artists to paint.